Neshama Franklin is an omnivorous reader who needs to keep track of all she reads and then shares the best of the bunch. She's worked at the Fairfax library for a quarter century plus, has a radio show where she reads what she loves, including reviews, and hosts Marin Poets Live!
This installment: a mid-century NYC memoir of messy Bohemian life (nf); literary camp (f); fantastical short stories (f); a memoir of mental illness—and love (nf); and a modern-day morality tale... read more →
This installment: family dysfunction on a small island in Maine (f);a gross, exhilarating book, Midwestern setting (f); lapidary tales from Lively (f); pregnant and shunned in New England (nf); and... read more →
This installment: a thriller with a serial killer/Dante connection (f); Africa’s Fuller on the Lakota (f); Iran-America-Amsterdam and home is still elusive (f); a graphic memoir of love and loss—stunning!... read more →